Tomova 2015: Gastrointestinal microbiota in children with autism in Slovakia

Fig. 1. GI symptoms scoring in control children (C), children with autism(A), and siblings of children with autism (S).

Fig. 1. GI symptoms scoring in control children (C), children with autism(A), and siblings of children with autism (S).

Physiology & Behavior 2015, Jan. 138:179-87.

This is a small study showing that autism is both genetic and environmental.  The more “bad” microbes in the gut, the worse the autism, and probiotics helped.

QUOTE:  “This pilot study suggests the role of gut microbiota in autism as a part of the “gut-brain” axis …”

 

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